“At the hour of your death you will see that you have saved more souls by your illness than by all the good works you might have accomplished in health.”
-St. John Vianney
I have grown progressively ill over the last several years, to debilitating losses of my children, career, education, even the ability to get out of bed on a daily basis. I have often a long contemplated the value and purpose of my life. By studying the Blessed John Paul II the Great’s writings, particularly the encyclical on human suffering, and from this very particular quote from St. John Vianney, I am comforted, consoled and seeing my way in this life.
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